Constipation and its Management

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What you'll learn

Constipation is one of the major problems in elderly people which is caused due to enzymatic dysfunction, lack of intake of fiber, physical activity, poor hydration status, etc. Constipation can be classified into different types like infrequent stool passage, hard stools, etc which need to be treated, if not treated may lead to haemorrhoids and fistulas. read more »»

It can be treated with modification in dietary intake like high fiber diet, use of laxatives. This expert speaker course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily will help you to understand the basics, causes of constipation, how to diagnose, treat and prevent constipation, dietary modifications in constipation, and a lot more to upgrade your knowledge to the next level.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Basics of constipation
  • Causes of constipation
  • How to diagnose, treat, and prevent constipation
  • Dietary modifications in constipation


Dr. Deepa Agarwal

Consultant Nutritionist at Apollo Cradle, Udai Omni Hospital, Tanvir Hospital


Dr. Deepa Agarwal holds a Masters and a PhD in Clinical Nutrition from Sri Ramachandra Medical College (SRMC), Chennai. She has been awarded the Best outgoing student and the best academic performance awards. She has a great interest in Research. Her work has appeared in various peer-reviewed indexed International and National journals. She has ten publications to her credit. She has participated and presented papers-for some of which she has won awards- in International, National and Regional Conferences. She has also been actively involved in conducting Community Programs to spread awareness on optimal nutrition from paediatrics to geriatrics. She is a member of various associations including the Indian Dietetic Association, Indian Society of Clinical Nutrition and National Institute of Nutrition. Previously associated with Apollo Bariatric Institute at Chennai, Nova Specialty Hospital and Asian Bariatrics, Hyderabad.

For: intermediates

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